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Talk to your teens and tweens about the National Emergency alert warning system occurring on September 20 (primary date) or October 3 (secondary date)

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:54
  As part of National Preparedness Month on September 20 (primary date) or October 3 (secondary date), FEMA will be testing the National Emergency Warning System. This warning system test will include two parts, the Emergency Alert System (EAS),
Categories: Wildland Fire

Get valuable training on how to help homes survive wildfires - register for the Denver class now!

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 06:09
Register now for NFPA's Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire two-day training in Denver scheduled for October 4-5. This class will provide valuable skills and knowledge to help you in your wildfire safety mission. Learn the science behind
Categories: Wildland Fire

Can preparedness really make a difference?

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:01
Photo by Faith Berry of burned landscape behind Durango, Colorado area home This is National Preparedness Month and we are all reminded to take steps to be prepared for an emergency. But with all the hype do preparedness efforts really make a
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Say something! Creating the local conversation for wildfire preparedness

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:50
The September/October NFPA Journal® is out and its Wildfire column asks how we create the local conversation needed for residents to understand their risk. Not surprisingly, Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is a good place to start.   For
Categories: Wildland Fire

Can preparedness really make a difference?

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:06
Photo by Faith Berry of burned landscape behind Durango, Colorado area home This is National Preparedness Month and we are all reminded to take steps to be prepared for an emergency. But with all the hype do preparedness efforts really make a
Categories: Wildland Fire

Wildfire accounts for almost half of the $23 billion in property loss from fire in 2017

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:16
The September NFPA Journal® highlights the findings of NFPA’s 2017 National Fire Experience Survey, which outlines that reporting year’s response numbers, fatalities, injuries, and property loss from fires across the United States.
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NFPA wildfire safety expertise sought out by mortgage field service industry

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:12
NFPA’s wildfire division manager, Michele Steinberg, is slated to present wildfire safety information and tips during an upcoming webinar for mortgage field service industry professionals. Steinberg and members of her team at NFPA are frequently
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Wildfire safety messages now included in national reference guide

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:33
For many years, NFPA has convened an Educational Messages Advisory Committee to develop consistent fire and life safety messages for the general public on a wide variety of topics. The newly revised 2018 edition of the Educational Messages Desk Reference
Categories: Wildland Fire